Isis, Volumes 4-6

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George Sarton
University of Chicago Press, 1924
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Last issue of the year is an annual bibliography with title: Critical bibliography of the history and philosophy of science and of the history of civilization, 1913- ; Critical bibliography, -1988: Current bibliography of the history of science and its cultural influences, 1989-

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Page 538 - States as ex-officio members, three members of the Senate, three members of the House of Representatives, and six citizens, two of whom shall be resident in the City of Washington and the other four shall be inhabitants of some state, but no two of them of the same state.
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Page 28 - As we would have our descendants judge us, so ought we to judge our fathers. In order to form a correct estimate of their merits, we ought to place? ourselves in their situation, to put out of our minds, for a time, all that knowledge which they, however eager...
Page 41 - We, the undersigned, deeply regret that in recent controversies there has been a tendency to present science and religion as irréconciliable and antagonistic domains of thought, for in fact they meet distinct human needs, and in the rounding out of human life they supplement rather than displace or oppose each other.
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Page 414 - In view of the opinion popular among Protestants that Jesuits are inclined to equivocate, I shall set forth in full any equivocation, dissimulation or subterfuge, or suspicion thereof, that may appear in any of the sources of his biography...
Page 72 - This book traces the development of Europe and its civilization from the decline of the Roman Empire to the opening of the sixteenth century.

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